Mental Health Resources in Putnam County

The mental health and wellness of our community is more critical now than ever before. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible. We’ve put together a list of mental health resources that can help you to find local organizations that provide mental health support in our community.

Resources:

  • Crisis Text Line – Text MHA to 741741
    • The Crisis Text Line is a free 24/7 text line that can address crises, as well as provide coping and other advice. They will stay on the line if the caller is serious about suicide or other self-harm until help is called and able to assist, moving a hot moment to a cool calm. Any word or phrase can be texted to start the conversation in addition to MHA, such as Help, Home, or Hello.
  • Take a screening – www.mhascreening.org
    • Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Benefits include identifying mental health factors bringing symptoms to light. There is also a screening for parents to help determine if children in your care are vulnerable/experiencing mental health challenges.
  • Research
  • Locate professional help 
    • mhanational.org/finding-therapy
    • mhanational.org/get-involved/b4stage4-where-get-help-0
    • www.mhaopc.org/mha-in-our-community/clearinghouse-services
    • Ask your Primary Care physician or medical office
      • Call your insurance provider and ask THEM for a list of those who they would approve. That way you get a list of services that are covered for you.
      • Ask your primary care doctor or medical office for specific recommendations/suggestions. . For example, if your primary care doctor is in the Putnam County Hospital, they can refer you to their in-house Behavioral Health office, but that Behavioral Health Office doesn’t take appointments from the public.
    • Visit an Emergency Room
  • Substance Use/Addiction
    • Putnam County Recovery Coalition listing
      • The Putnam County Recovery Coalition can provide a listing of specific resources including in-patient, residential and outpatient
        options, plus support groups for ongoing assistance.
  • Putnam County’s two behavioral health systems organizations:

Remember, if you don’t feel comfortable with the professional after the first, or even several visits, talk about your feelings at your next meeting; don’t be afraid to contact another counselor. Feeling comfortable with the professional you choose is very important to the success of your treatment.

Our Putnam County contact Information:

  • Mental Health America of Putnam County Office
  • Address – 10 1/2 North Jackson Street, Greencastle, IN 46135
  • Phone – 765-653-3310 — Text – 765.246.1003
  • Website – www.mhaopc.org
  • Email – info@mhaopc.org

Don’t hesitate to contact MHAoPC directly to get in touch with a helpful person! See below to find the resource information in pdf format. 

Mental Health Resources in Putnam County

If you are in crisis, please seek help immediately. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to reach a 24-hour crisis center, Text MHA to 741741, Call 911, or Go to the nearest emergency room.